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Cornell Capa1949-08

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

High bidder John Arthur standing with his treasures from Robert Ripley auction, including mammoth beer stein, spiked torture device called the "Iron Maiden" and statue of Saint Patrick.

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  • Date: 1949-08
  • Location: US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: John Arthur, Robert Ripley, Estate, Auctions, Saint Patrick, Punishment, Crime, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Cornell Capa
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_716950
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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